About the Online Christian MBA Degree
Why Pursue an MBA Degree at Cedarville?
Cedarville’s Robert W. Plaster School of Business offers a fully online MBA program that was specifically designed for Christian professionals who view their work as a platform for ministry. Our flexible, accredited, and online Christian MBA program will allow you to study business through a biblical lens that emphasizes:
- Excellence in personal standards and discernment
- Stewardship of God-given talents and resources
- Leadership with a servant’s heart
- Kingdom influence through serving others
Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions prospective graduate students have when considering an MBA program or view the Curriculum Plan and Catalog information in the Program Curriculum section below.Request Info Schedule an Appointment
What Sets Cedarville Apart?
Online MBA Program Highlights
Biblical — Biblical worldview and practical application in each course.
Online — Courses are offered in convenient online format, allowing you to study from anywhere in the world.
Flexible — Seven-week terms provide flexibility for working professionals, and part-time and full-time options are available.
Adaptable — Interactive course websites optimized for multiple devices including computers, tablets, and smartphones.
Affordable — Affordable tuition and available financial aid.
Supportive — Dedicated program adviser ensures support while you pursue your degree and maintain other commitments, and cohort-based approach builds community and network for Christian business professionals.
Accredited — Cedarville's Christian MBA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).
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Cedarville University's Christian MBA online program is specifically designed for Christian professionals who view their work as a platform for ministry.
What Can You Do With an MBA Degree?
The online Christian MBA program from Cedarville will enhance your career and potential for promotion. For those without a bachelor’s degree in a business field, the MBA provides the necessary business foundation for you to secure a job outside of your current role.
Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom
Courses are designed for the online environment but include hands-on case studies, projects chosen by the student, simulation games, and personal development.
Stewarding Your Gifts With a Graduate Degree
Listen as Cedarville's president, Dr. Thomas White, discusses how our graduate programs can help you steward your God-given talents for His glory.
Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates
Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.MBA Admission Requirements
Costs and Financial Aid — Your decision to pursue quality, Christian graduate education represents a valuable investment in your career and professional development. To assure your degree is also affordable, Cedarville graduate programs are competitively priced and can be supplemented with a variety of financial aid.MBA Cost Information
Program Start Dates — Applications are accepted throughout the year, and you can enroll and begin classes in August, October, January, March, May, or July.
Building on your undergrad degree, you will take nine core courses and three elective courses. There is also a 3-credit Bible course, which is waived for those who completed a Bible minor as part of undergraduate work.
You may select from a wide variety of electives, or choose a concentration, such operations management or healthcare administration. For the dual degree – PharmD/MBA, you are required to take eight core pharmacy courses, including a Directed Research course.
Our strong set of core MBA courses will equip you well for professional success. You will take:
- Accounting for Business Executives
- Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (may be waived for prior credits)
- Capstone Course*
- Executive Financial Management
- Information Technology for Competitive Advantage
- Legal/Ethics Course*
- Managerial Economics
- Management and Leadership of Organizations
- Quantitative Course*
- Strategic Marketing Planning
* Course will vary based on chosen MBA concentration.
You can add an MBA to many of Cedarville's popular majors by using one of our accelerated bachelor's-to-master's pathways.
- Applied Leadership
- Management and Leadership of Organizations
Program Format and Related Programs
Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.
- PharmD + MBA
- MBA - Accounting
- MBA - Business Analytics
- MBA - Cybersecurity Management
- MBA - Healthcare Administration
- MBA - Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- MBA - Operations Management
- Business Certificate - Cybersecurity Management
- Business Certificate - Healthcare Administration
- Business Certificate - Operations Management
- MA in Innovation - Business Innovation
- Graduate Certificate - Leadership
Program Level and Format
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